A MAN in his 30s will appear before court tomorrow after an incident in which a Garda car was rammed.
The incident happened near Donegal town this afternoon.
Gardaí signalled for a jeep, that appeared to be driving in a dangerous manner, to pull over just after 1.30pm at Drumlonagher in Donegal Town.
This vehicle, carrying three men and two women, failed to stop and proceeded to drive away from Gardaí.
The car evaded a Covid-19 checkpoint but crashed near the Tullyearl roundabout after striking a Garda vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle, a man in his 30s, fled from Gardaí when it had come to a stop.
The four passengers who had been in the jeep remained at the side of the road.
The driver was located in a nearby field a short time later.
The four passengers, two women and two men, were arrested at the location and taken to Ballyshannon Garda Station. They have all since been released.
One Garda was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital for treatment of injuries following this incident. These injuries are non-life threatening.
The driver of the jeep, and four passengers were uninjured.
The driver of the jeep has been charged and will now appear before Donegal Town District Court tomorrow morning, Monday, 25th January 2021.
A shot was discharged from a Garda firearm during this incident and as a result, GSOC have been notified of the incident.
A Garda spokesperson said that investigations are ongoing.Tags: